Description - Care Factor Zero by Margaret Clark
Larceny Leyton is a wild child - tough, smart, willful and proud. Like so many others, she wears her attitude like armour. 'Trust' isn't a word in Larceny's dictionary. It means opening up and taking the risk that you'll be hurt. Truth and dare. Nobody gets close enough to earn her trust. Larceny makes sure of that. Yet deep down, she's afraid of the voices that bring with them a wild consuming rage, a killing rage that drove her to the streets in the first place. She's afraid of being betrayed by the only person she's been able to trust - herself.
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(199mm x 130mm x 14mm)
Random House Australia Children's Books
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Author Biography - Margaret Clark
Margaret Clark is one of Australia's most popular writers for young people. She has worked as a teacher and university lecturer and at the Geelong Centre for Alcohol and Drug Dependency. Her novels for older readers include THE BIG CHOCOLATE BAR, FAT CHANCE, HOT OR WHAT, KISS AND MAKE UP, FAMOUS FOR FIVE MINUTES and a trilogy about the Studley family- HOLD MY HAND OR ELSE!, LIVING WITH LEANNE and PULLING THE MOVES. BACK ON TRACK- DIARY OF A STREET KID, NO STANDING ZONE, CARE FACTOR ZERO, and BAD GIRL, four searing novels for young adults, have become bestsellers. Most recently her SECRET GIRLS STUFF, MORE SECRET GIRLS STUFF, and WHAT TO DO WHEN LIFE SUCKS have been hits with her many fans. Her most recent titles FRIENDS FOREVER- A SECRET DIARY BY SARA SWAN (November 2005), SECRET FRIENDS' STUFF (2006) and TROUBLE ON TUESDAYS are current bestsellers. Margaret is a Doctor of Education and travels broadly speaking about her writing. Her books are published in 16 countries.